The English Acquisition of Thai Learners
Keywords:English Acquisition, Second Language Acquisition, Processability Theory, English Learning Strategy
AbstractThe purpose of this research is to identify the English acquisition stages of the junior high school students at Satit Demonstration School of Thepsatri Rajabhat University and to describe the English acquisition performance of the junior high school students at Satit Demonstration School of Thepsatri Rajabhat University in term of the highest and lowest stages of the English acquisition. To conduct this research, the researcher used a case study research on Thai students who have learnt English as a foreign language. The participants of this research were 10 students of the Junior High School Satit Demonstartion School of Thepsatri Rajabhat University. For gaining the data. The researcher used structured interviews and observation. The recorded interviews from the ten participants were then transcribed, coded, classified and presented into table. The data were analyzed with the respect of the English morphological acquisition of the Processability Theory (PT). The results of the research showed that only one student enabled to pass the stage 3 of the PT English morphological acquisition. The Influence of First Language has becomes the prominent reason.
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